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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

nicholas bryan flowers

 

Little Nicholas Bryan Flowers, age 8 years old, of Deyton Rd., Blairsville, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, April 14, 2011 from the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital following an extended illness.  Nicholas was born on Oct. 20, 2002 in South Haven, MS, the son of Adam Corey Deyton and Heather Flowers Deyton.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County and had attended Union County Primary School.  Nicholas had touched so many lives in his short life.  Nicholas attended the Cowboy Church in Hayesville.

Surviving Nicholas are his parents, Adam and Heather (Flowers) Deyton of Blairsville, one brother, Gunnar Deyton of Blairsville, grandparents, Alan and Angie Flowers of Blairsville, Tony and Sonya Deyton of Blairsville, Cheryl LeDoux of Hayesville, great grandparents, Helen Flowers of Bartow, FL, Edward and Shirley Mashburn of Blairsville, Viola Deyton of Blairsville, aunts and uncles, Amanda Saunders of Senatobia, MS, Alex Deyton of Blairsville, Amber Pruitt of Suches, Corissa Price of Blue Ridge, Aaron Price of Blairsville, many other relatives and friends also survive.  

Funeral services were held on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Alan Flowers officiating.  Special music was presented by Angie Bridges, Junior Graham, Alan and Angie Flowers.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, Tim Stewart, Michael Seabolt, Tyler Miller, Cody Graham, Alex Deyton and Joel Miller.  Interment followed in the New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.  Flowers are accepted or in lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the United Community Bank c/o Alan Flowers for Special Needs Account for Nicholas Flowers in memory of Nicholas.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday and Sunday evening from 6-9 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Nicholas Bryan Flowers


NICHOLAS BRYAN FLOWERS
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

richard “scrap” wheeler

 

Richard "Scrap" Wheeler, former Fulton County educator, passed away at his home in Blairsville, Georgia on Friday, April 15, 2011 following an extended illness.   He was 85 years old.  After graduating from Russell High School in 1942, Scrap served two tours of duty as a Corporal in the Marine Corps during WWII.   Upon returning home to the States, he was instrumental in creating the Parks and Recreation programs in both College Park and East Point.  Coach Wheeler retired from Fulton County Schools in 1984 after 30 years of service.  He taught high school English and also taught in the DCT program.  He was a beloved Coach at College Park High School.  Coach Wheeler came out of the classroom to work as an Assistant to Superintendent John Grindle.  Mr. Wheeler was a member and Deacon of New Union Baptist Church.

Scrap leaves behind his loving wife, Doris; sons, Lee and Patrick Wheeler; daughter-in-law, Cyndi Wheeler; grandchildren, Danica Swansburg, Brett Mitchell, Keaton Wheeler, Jessica Wheeler, and Anna Wheeler; and great-grand children Audrey and Cole Swansburg, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the New Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Harrison Bradley and Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. The body lay in state at the church from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday.  Special music was presented by the New Union Baptist Church and the House of Prayer Church Choirs.  The following gentleman served as pallbearers, David Gowder, Tim Odom, Phillip Abernathy, Winston Chambers, Tim Grizzle and Marty Payne.  Interment followed in the Hemptown Baptist Church Cemetery with the North GA Honor Guard conducting military honors.  The family met with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-9 p.m.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com

           

 Richard Wheeler


RICHARD WHEELER
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

edward curtis “ED” seagraves

 

            Mr. Edward Curtis “Ed” Seagraves, 80, of 17 Enchanted Forest Lane, Blairsville, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Union General Hospital. 

            Born on October 8, 1930 in Athens, GA, he was the son of Velma Connolly Seagraves and the late Dewette Seagraves.  He was a retired project manager for Daniels Construction, a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church, and a US Navy Korean War Veteran.

He is survived by his mother; his wife: Jackie Seagraves; one step-daughter: Sheri Gordon and her husband, Mike, of Hartwell; one sister: Peggy Burton of Monroe; three grandchildren: Dylan Gordon, Aidan Gordon, Logan Gordon; and two step-grandchildren: Jim Haler, and Scott Haler.  Mr. Seagraves was preceded in death by his father, first wife: Willie “Frankie” Seagraves; and two sisters: Jeanine Simmons, and Brenda Brue.

            Graveside services were Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3 p.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Meeks officiating. 

The body was at the Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell, where the family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home prior to the service.  The family is at the home of Sherri and Mike Gordon, 1138 Peachtree Road, Elberton, GA 30635.  Memorials may be made out to the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605, or to the charity of one’s choice.  The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell is in charge of all arrangements.  On-line condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville brings this notice as a courtesy to the family.


Edward Curtis Seagraves


EDWARD CURTIS SEAGRAVES
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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

richard james steffan

 

Mr. Richard James Steffan, age 63, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

Mr. Steffan was born in Buffalo, NY, on November 6, 1947, a son of the late James and Nadine Steffan.  Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He had been living in this area since 1995, moving here from Boca Raton, FL, and was a member of the Chatuge Gun Club.

He is survived by and lovingly remembered by his wife, Marien Simpson, of Blairsville; his mother, Nadine Steffan, of Jacksonville, FL; sister and her husband Mary and Samuel Cramer, of Jacksonville; daughter and her husband, Fay and Adam Bailey, of Dacula, GA; step-daughter, Noelle Calakos, of Pompano Beach, FL; step-daughter and her husband, Nocole Calakos and Russell C. Meek, Jr,, of Chapel Hill, NC;  grandson, Tyler Mead and granddaughter, Tessa Mead.  Many other relative and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 18, 2011, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, with Rev. Travis Adams officiating.  Burial was in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.

If you wish to do so, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society's Mountain Shelter, P.O. Box 1252, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville.  Please send your condolences to the family at our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com


Richard James Steffan


RICHARD JAMES STEFFAN
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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

roger burton labouteley

 

Mr. Roger Burton Labouteley, age 89, of Kiloran Way, Blairsville, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mr. Labouteley was born on Jan. 1, 1922 in Palmor, MA, the son of the late Gaston E. Labouteley and the late Alice Geer Labouteley.  Roger graduated from the Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa and also the Kellogg School of Management, North Western University.  He held a Masters Degree.  He was a veteran of the US Navy of WWII and the Korean Wars.  Roger served as Corpsman in WWII.  He detached to the US Marines and spent time in the Pacific Theater with the Edison’s Raiders.  He was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor.  He was a member of the Edison’s Raiders Association.  Roger was Hospital Administrator with the Anna Jaques Hospital for several years.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  Roger served his community and country with great pride.  Mr. Labouteley attended the First United Methodist Church of Union County.

Surviving Mr. Labouteley are his loving wife of sixty years, Barbara Rafferty Labouteley of Blairsville, one daughter, Suzanne Burge of Springfield, VT, two grandchildren, Annaliese Burge and Perrin Burge both of Vermont, several nieces, nephews, a host of dear friends and neighbors of Nottely Highlands, many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date with interment to follow in the Agawam Veterans Cemetery in Agawam, MA.  In lieu of flowers if you wish, donations may be made to a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Mr. Labouteley.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com


Roger Burton Labouteley


ROGER BURTON LABOUTELEY
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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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April 20, 2011                            Page 16A

 

robert leonard chutter

 

Mr. Robert Leonard Chutter, age 76, of Reece Creek Rd., Blairsville passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2011 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Chutter was born on Sept. 23, 1934 in Plant City, FL, the son of the late Leonard Chutter and the late Naomi Osborne Chutter.  Robert retired from Publix after over forty-five years of service.  Robert and his wife, Charlsey made their home in Blairsville in 1983 moving here from Plant City, FL.  He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather.  Mr. Chutter was of the Pentecostal faith.

Surviving Mr. Chutter are his loving wife of fifty-four years, Charlsey Kendrick Chutter of Blairsville, one son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Theresa Chutter of Clinton, TN, one daughter , Sandra Lynne Chutter of Cleveland, TN, two brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Dorothy Chutter of Ohio, Richard and Kathleen Chutter of Plant City, FL, three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Virginia Logue of Plant City, Annette and Benny Stanley of Cobb County, GA, Mary and Paul Forkner of Lakeland, FL, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 14, 2011 from the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Plant City, FL.  Interment and graveside services followed in the Mount Enon Church Cemetery.  The family met with friends at the Wells Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6-9.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of the local arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuenralhome.com


Robert Leonard Chutter


ROBERT LEONARD CHUTTER
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